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Roman Record Keeping & Communications

Author: Paul Chrysal.

Roman Record Keeping & Communications

Author: Paul Chrysal.

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Item #: D34277
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Publication Date: 2018
Publisher: Fonthill
ISBN: 9781781556580
Much of what we know about the Roman Empire comes from the many ancient historians who dutifully recorded the details of its major events and its culture. But as Paul Chrystal points out in this illustrated overview, Romans also developed records and other methods of information storage and communication that give us new perspectives on their epoch. For the ... More
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Much of what we know about the Roman Empire comes from the many ancient historians who dutifully recorded the details of its major events and its culture. But as Paul Chrystal points out in this illustrated overview, Romans also developed records and other methods of information storage and communication that give us new perspectives on their epoch. For the Romans, Chrystal suggests, these records were their own brand of social media, engineered to disseminate information, legislation, propaganda, and misinformation to state officials, citizens, the military, and the enemy.


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